HRI and the future of law

Eduard Fosch Villaronga, Michiel A. Heldeweg

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Following Sinek’s what-how-why model, this project is about the creation of a dynamic regulatory instrument that co-evolves with robot technology development (what), using a robot and a regulatory impact assessments and evaluation settings (simulation and living labs) for empirical testing (how), for three reasons (why): (1) to provide the robot users with a comprehensive protection (not only focused on technical matters); (2) to provide roboticists with a practical tool to know what regulations have to take into consideration into the life-cycle process of the robot; and (3) to fill the existing regulatory gaps caused by the fastness of the technological progress and avoid over-/under- regulated scenarios.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHRI '17
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the Companion of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-4885-0
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2017: Smart Interaction - Vienna, Austria
Duration: 6 Mar 20179 Mar 2017
Conference number: 12


Conference12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI 2017
Abbreviated titleHRI
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